Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Liberty Park (8/9/2017)

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
A nice day and we were all at home, so took a hike in Liberty Park in Twinsburg, OH.
A large split tree
Amanita brunnescens/Swamp Death Angel
Gap in the ledges
Broken ledges
Fallen ledge
Mosses on the rocks are called "living skin"
Gus & Brynne in Glacier Cave
Wetlands
Boardwalk through the bog;
Gus is not staying on the boardwalk!
Nature Center (2015)
Brynne, Gus, and Kent with the Black Bear
Meadow
Daucus carota/Queen Anne Lace, an invasive
A plant with a gall
St John Byzantine Catholic Church (1983, dome 1988),
in Solon, OH

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Buffalo History Museum (8/5/2017)

Saturday, August 5, 2017
A major gap in posts because of our trip to Alaska and back, which is on a different blog:
http://alaskaorbustrevisited.blogspot.com/
Today we made a quick trip to Buffalo, NY to take care of a couple items at my mother's house. We had, Gus, the dog with us, so despite a drizzle we did take a walk at the Buffalo History Museum.
The Centaur (c. 1914, by Charles Carl Rumsey)
was erected in 1953
Buffalo History Museum aka Buffalo and Erie County Historical
Society Museum (1901, designed by George Cary as the New York State
pavilion at the 1901 Pan American Exposition)
Japanese Garden marker
South portico of the Buffalo History Museum,
modeled on the Parthenon in Athens, Greece
Japanese Garden (1971-1974) and Mirror Lake
Japanese Garden steps to the Buffalo History Museum
Japanese Garden on Mirror Lake
Looking across Mirror Lake at the
Buffalo History Museum and Japanese Garden
South portico of the Buffalo History Museum